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Chris Herren: "Hiding My Addiction Was a Full-Time Job"

(Novus writes inspirational stories of people in the news who have overcome addiction. This is not to imply that these people are connected to Novus Medical Detox Center but simply to provide hope and encouragement to those fighting addiction.) ***** I was dead for thirty ...

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